SpaceX Plans to Send Tourists Farther into Space

SpaceX will work with space tourism company Space Adventures to send up to four people into space onboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft. The mission will send tourists to “twice the altitude of any prior civilian astronaut mission or space station visitor".

Virgin Galactic Unveils Spacesuit For Space Tourists

The world’s first exclusive spacewear system for private astronauts, designed by Under Armour in collaboration with Sir Richard Branson owned Virgin Galactic has been unveiled for Suborbital SpaceShipTwo Flights.

Elon Musk Starship Update

SpaceX's Starship and Super Heavy launch vehicle is a fully, rapidly reusable transportation system designed to carry both crew and cargo to Earth orbit, the Moon, Mars, and anywhere else in the solar system.

World’s Largest Aircraft Completes First Flight

The six-engine jet that will be used to launch rockets into space took off from Mojave Airport in California last Saturday. The first flight of Stratolaunch lasted 2 hours and 30 minutes and reached 5,180 meters.

Virgin Galactic Sends Three People to the Edge of Space

Virgin Galactic has reached another milestone in their fight test program. The flight took place on February 22nd and three people in the crew spent several weightless minutes aboard the spacecraft.

Blue Origin aims to fly humans late in 2019

Unlike some previous test missions, Wednesday's New Shepard flight followed the same profile that space tourists will take. But The company has yet to begin selling tickets for the six-person capsule.

New Glenn: Blue Origins Big Reusable Rocket

New Glenn is a two-stage orbital launch vehicle with an optional third stage and a reusable first stage. Launches of the New Glenn are planned to be made from Spaceport Florida Launch Complex 36 in 2020.

Prototype Version of the SpaceX Starship is Under Construction

Elon Musk recently provided updates on the mini-Starship prototype that will making a test flight next year, including the fact that it will be built from a stainless steel alloy.

Virgin Galactic Test Flight Reaches The Edge Of Space

Virgin Galactic’s fourth powered test flight of a SpaceShipTwo mothership took two pilots to the edge of space for the first time. The test was all about proving the spaceship is safe and can one day carry tourists.

Virgin Orbit performs first captive carry flight

Virgin Orbit performed the first captive carry flight of its LauncherOne system Nov. 18. Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, said he expected the first orbital launch to take place in December or January.

SpaceX Reboots Plan to Send Tourists Around the Moon

In a tweet, SpaceX said it has signed a passenger to fly around the Moon aboard its next-generation launch system.

Japanese Startup Wants to Carry Passengers to Space as Early as 2023

The Japanese startup PD Aerospace is developing a reusable space plane that will use a combination of jet engines and a rocket motor to take customers to space by as early as 2023.

Boeing calls 2019 Starliner vehicle crew launch “realistic”

Boeing will target the end of this year (or early 2019) for an uncrewed orbital flight test of its Starliner vehicle.

Virgin’s Unity spaceship sets a new altitude record of 52 kilometers

Virgin Galactic has been saying for some time that it will reach outer space this year, and on Thursday it came the closest it has ever gotten.

Blue Origin Will Begin Selling Suborbital Tickets in 2019

However, eager spacegoers may want to reconsider rushing to fly. So far, Blue Origin has only flown its New Shepard vehicles eight times with its first launch in April 2015 proving testy.